The Cardinal nabs the No. 1 spot with Arthur Fery. The United Kingdom native entered signing day with the highest UTR among incoming college freshmen. In 2019, Fery was a doubles semifinalist at the Wimbledon Boy’s Championships. Fery is joined on the list by teammate Tristan Boyer. Hailing from California, Boyer was rated the No. 1 recruit in the country for three years straight during his junior career.
Coming in at No. 2 on the list is Arizona’s Gustaf Strom. He is the highest ranked player to ever commit to the Wildcats. Strom was the No. 1 junior from Sweden and was a finalist in doubles at the 2018 Orange Bowl.
College tennis heavyweights Stanford and Wake Forest place two a piece on the top 10 Newcomers list.
The Oracle ITA Division I Men’s Preseason Singles Rankings and Oracle ITA Division I Men’s Doubles were also released Wednesday.
Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s Rankings
Top 10 Preseason Newcomers
Administered by the ITA
January 13, 2021
|1||Arthur Fery||Stanford University|
|2||Gustaf Strom||University of Arizona|
|3||Jeffrey Von Der Schulenburg||University of Virginia|
|4||Tristan Boyer||Stanford University|
|5||Micah Braswell||University of Texas|
|6||Luciano Tacchi||Wake Forest University|
|7||Joshua Lapadat||University of Kentucky|
|8||Clement Chidekh||University of Washington|
|9||Filippo Moroni||Wake Forest University|
|10||Guy Den Ouden||Pepperdine|